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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aegopodium podagrariaGround Elder, Bishop's goutweed, Goutweed, Ground Elder, Bishop's Weed32
Agrimonia eupatoriaAgrimony, Churchsteeples23
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
Allium ampeloprasumWild Leek, Broadleaf wild leek53
Allium molyGolden Garlic, Ornamental Onion42
Allium paradoxumFew-Flowered Leek52
Allium roseumRosy Garlic32
Allium schoenoprasumChives, Wild chives, Flowering Onion52
Allium triquetrumThree-Cornered Leek52
Allium ursinumWild Garlic53
Angelica sylvestrisWild Angelica,Woodland angelica32
Anthriscus cerefoliumChervil, Garden chervil32
Anthriscus sylvestrisCow Parsley, Wild chervil21
Arabidopsis thalianaThale Cress, Mouseear cress01
Artemisia vulgarisMugwort, Common wormwood, Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood23
Arum italicumItalian lords and ladies, Italian Arum20
Arum maculatumCuckoo Pint21
Asplenium adiantum-nigrumBlack Spleenwort02
Athyrium filix-feminaLady Fern, Common ladyfern, Subarctic ladyfern, Asplenium ladyfern, Southern Lady Fern, Tatting Fer12
Atropa bella-donnaDeadly Nightshade, Belladonna03
Barbarea vulgarisYellow Rocket, Garden yellowrocket31
Borago officinalisBorage, Common borage,Cool-tankard, Tailwort33
Bromus ramosusHairy Brome01
Bryonia albaWhite Bryony12
Bryonia dioicaRed Bryony, Cretan bryony12
Bupleurum falcatumThorow-Wax22
Calystegia sepiumHedge Bindweed, Hedge false bindweed, Appalachia false bindweed, Bingham's false bindweed21
Campanula latifoliaLarge Campanula, Giant bellflower31
Campanula rapunculusRampion40
Centaurea jaceaBrown Knapweed11
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